Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it. ~Author Unknown
It’s often challenging for those of us living in hot climates to get truly excited about summer in the garden.
It’s often a time of triage and heartbreak.
Production slows down and almost stops, while pest and pathogen problems ramp up and seem never-ending.
This is the time when a lot of vegetable gardeners in hot climates pull up anything that doesn’t show a will to live or meet them halfway.
It’s when we dream of and start planning (and even planting) the fall and winter gardens.